The battle you will never forget.
Benjamin Butler D. Porter
This is Benjamin Butler David D. Porter. He was a major for the South.
Lead the Union to a victory over the south in the battle or taking over of Fort Fisher
Who won the battle of Fort Fisher
A valiant attack late in the afternoon, following the bloody repulse of a naval landing party carried the parapet. The Confederate garrison surrendered, opening the way for a Federal thrust against Wilmington, the South's last open seaport on the Atlantic coast.
Benjamin Butler & Robert Hoke's Forces
Butler had about 1,550 men and about 350 reinforcements. So all together he had about 1,900 men. Robert Hoke had around 6,400 soldiers.
What was the Significance of this battle ?
It protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, Nc